15 days in Cancun & Caribbean Itinerary

15 days in Cancun & Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas, United States
+2
Tram + Foot + Fly:  7 h
1
Cancun, Mexico
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Havana, Cuba
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  10 h 15 min
3
Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos
— 1 day
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 15 min
6
Saint Joseph Parish, Barbados
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
7
Oranjestad, Aruba
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  7 h
End: Dallas, United States

2
nights
Cancun, Mexico

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Cancun trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Cancun is an approximately 7- hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Dallas in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cancun: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
El Parque de las Palapas ©
El Parque de las Palapas

2
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon), get to know the fascinating history of Malecón of Havana, then make a trip to Plaza de Armas, then contemplate the long history of Castillo de la Real Fuerza, and finally don't miss a visit to El Capitolio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Wifredo Lam Center, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion), and finally steep yourself in history at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Havana trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cancun to Havana takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Cay.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral
Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana ©
Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana

1
day
Salt Cay, Turks and Caicos

Salt Cay ©
Despite its size, small and storied Salt Cay offers plenty of charming cultural and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Salt Cay.

Plan my trip to Salt Cay with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Havana to Salt Cay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Providenciales.

Things to do in Salt Cay

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Salt Cay ©
Salt Cay

2
nights
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Smith's Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Grace Bay Beach, and then stroll through Little Water Cay. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Gardens Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Taylor Bay Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Providenciales travel route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Salt Cay to Providenciales in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Providenciales

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Smith's Reef
Highlights from your plan
Grace Bay Beach ©
Grace Bay Beach
Little Water Cay ©
Little Water Cay
Coral Gardens Reef ©
Coral Gardens Reef

2
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
On the 21st (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old San Juan, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Americas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sitio Histórico de San Juan. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Condado Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Juan trip planner.

Fly from Providenciales to San Juan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Providenciales to San Juan. August in San Juan sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint Joseph Parish.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Sitio Histórico de San Juan ©
Sitio Histórico de San Juan

1
night
Saint Joseph Parish, Barbados

Saint Joseph Parish ©
Lush Saint Joseph Parish has a particularly rugged aspect to it down by the sea, so much so that it has gained the nickname 'Scotland District'.
On the 23rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Sunbury Plantation House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bottom Bay, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hunte's Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Welchman Hall Gully, Head underground at Harrison's Cave., take in nature's colorful creations at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Gun Hill Signal Station, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Joseph Parish tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Juan to Saint Joseph Parish takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Oranjestad.

Things to do in Saint Joseph Parish

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saint Thomas Parish, Saint Philip Parish, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Gun Hill Signal Station
Highlights from your plan
Hunte's Gardens ©
Hunte's Gardens
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Bottom Bay ©
Bottom Bay

2
nights
Oranjestad, Aruba

Oranjestad ©
When vacationing on Aruba, don't miss taking a tour of Oranjestad, the capital of the small Caribbean island.
Step out of Oranjestad with an excursion to Baby Beach in San Nicolas--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Eagle Beach, stop by Kay's Fine Jewelry, stroll through Hadicurari Beach, and enjoy the sea views from California Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oranjestad online route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saint Joseph Parish to Oranjestad takes 8 hours. While traveling from Saint Joseph Parish, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oranjestad, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oranjestad

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Noord, Arikok National Park, Baby Beach, Eagle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kay's Fine Jewelry ©
Kay's Fine Jewelry
Eagle Beach ©
Eagle Beach
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach

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